F+U Academy of Languages in Heidelberg is one of the largest language schools in Germany. More than 12,000 students from over more than 100 countries attend the language courses and exams at the school in Heidelberg. In the field of German as a foreign language F+U Academy of Languages is one of the leading providers of German courses, whether in the form of intensive courses in the mornings and afternoons or extra-occupational evening courses. In 2016 and 2017, F+U Academy of Languages was awarded the StudyTravel Star Award as the ST Star German Language School as well as the iStudy Award als World Language School of the Year – Germany. Thanks to its internationality, the school offers a unique opportunity to get to know people and their various languages and cultures, and to practice freshly acquired language skills, whether during break-time conversations in the corridors or in the school’s atrium, or while participating in the cultural and sporting activities offered everyday. F+U Academy of Languages is situated in the middle of the historic centre of Heidelberg, an ancient university town. The school building offers fantastic views of the Old Town, the Castle and into the Neckar river valley. With 70 multimedia-equipped classrooms (up to 85 in summer), 3 Internet rooms with 55 PCs, free internet access and Wi-Fi, and a central location in Heidelberg, F+U Academy of Languages offers everything to ensure that the language learning experience in Heidelberg is an exceptional one. Apart from the year-round intensive and evening courses, F+U Academy of Languages also offers individual and compact courses, educational leave, corporate language training and specialist language training for German, English and over 25 other languages. Children and teenagers from all over the world take part in German or English courses in our international junior programme every summer to gain language proficiency through playful learning and a multi-layered cultural, sport and free-time activities programme in one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Several halls of residence with more than 500 rooms, a boarding school, apartments, a school-owned hotel and several host families offer a fantastic range of year-round accommodation to learners arriving from all over the world. As an international test centre, the Academy of Languages stands for exceptional quality in language teaching. Alongside the best-known assessments such as TOEFL® and TestDaF, the language institute offers the following examinations: TELC, WiDaF, onSET, TestAS, TOEIC®, LCCI and ECDL (European Computer Driving License) A particularly important part of the academy is our Vocational College for Foreign Languages, founded in 2004, which offers the opportunity to study full time towards the following state recognized qualifications: Foreign Language Correspondence Clerk, European Secretary, Multilingual Correspondence Clerk and Translator. F+U Academy of Languages is one of the few education providers in the country to offer state-recognized vocational language training for Japanese. Recognized status has also been awarded for Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian. F+U Academy of Languages offers internship programmes within the framework of Erasmus+. This EU programme gives young people the chance to participate in a language course abroad in either another European country or in Heidelberg, and then complete a commercial internship. F+U Academy of Languages rounds off its range of courses with the organization of language tours and the pathway college International Prep School (preparation for the Feststellungsprüfung).
Welcome to Heidelberg Language School We prepare students for official German Certifications. Students get all the necessary support from unique and most effective language acquisition techniques up to exam training and registration. Why are we better? • Safe money by achieving your language tasks faster. We are the first school using success proven online materials and touch screen whiteboards. • Courses integrate 100% teachers with learners in solving interactive tasks. This technique stimulates learning process with faster results. • Visual content used intelligently during units to make memorizing as easy like playing a game. • Methodology is state of the art thanks to mix of modern technology and classical tools. We spend a lot of time in preparing content that works.
I have enjoyed my experience so far at the academy, the classes are small and the teachers are friendly which helps give the best chance of learning both efficiently but quickly. more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Heidelberg that is right for you. There are English courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
General English courses are for adults who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English. Most general English courses are for adults age 16 and up. 2 - 48 week courses available. Most courses average 30 classes per week.
Junior English courses are for children ages 8 to 12 and teenagers ages 13 to 18 who want to study English. 4 - 8 week courses available in the summer from June to August.
English test preparation courses are for students who want to prepare for English proficiency tests to improve job prospects or gain admission into a university.